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Blue Light Source Using Guided-Wave Frequency Doubler With A Diode Laser
Author(s): G Tohmon; K Yamamoto; T Taniuchi
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Paper Abstract

A compact, blue light source using a GaAlAs laser diode and a guided-wave frequency doubler is demonstrated at room temperature. The 0.84pm wave from the laser diode is frequency doubled using the Cherenkov radiation scheme in a proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguide. The conversion efficiency of the frequency doubler is 1.6%. Maximum harmonic output power of 1.05mW at 0.42pm was achieved for diode laser output power of 120mW, for a total conversion efficiency of 0.9%. -

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Date Published: 2 June 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0898, Miniature Optics and Lasers, (2 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944568
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G Tohmon, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co (Japan)
K Yamamoto, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co (Japan)
T Taniuchi, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0898:
Miniature Optics and Lasers
Laurence E. Cramer; Gary T. Forrest; Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri, Editor(s)

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